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Lost Harbour Inn
Ranked #5 of 6 Hotels in Sylvan Lake
Edmonton, Canada
Level 3 Contributor
16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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“Great stay!”
Reviewed 3 July 2013

We decided on Sylvan Lake for our anniversary, since we didn't have the funds for Jasper or Banff. We picked the Lost Harbour Inn based on other reviews and we were not disappointed. Reservation online was a breeze, and they accommodated our request for an early check-in. The staff made helpful restaurant suggestions (there isn't a restaurant in the hotel) and they helped us find one that we'd heard about when we couldn't remember the name.

We splurged on the Jacuzzi Couples Suite and were really impressed with the size of the room, and the kitchenette (fridge, microwave, toaster, dishes, and sink). The jacuzzi was lovely, and we used it both nights.

We only had two complaints: first, we'd brought our own wine with us, but had neglected to bring a corkscrew, and the hotel didn't have one. We had to run out to a convenience store. Second, the room was very light in the morning (sun shining through the curtains), so it was difficult to sleep in. (The fire alarm going off at 6 am one morning also made it difficult! The staff handled it well, though.) It's a bit of a walk from the beach/boardwalk, but walking is good. I would definitely stay here again.

Room Tip: The jacuzzi suite was awesome!
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  • Stayed June 2013, travelled as a couple
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Howard G, Owner at Lost Harbour Inn, responded to this review, 5 July 2013
Thank you for staying with us.

Yes the fire drill was unexpected. It was caused by a lighting strike or power surge they reported to us.

Sorry about the cork screw, as the suites should have one. Some time guests will take them and our cleaning staff must have missed that and we do have several in our prep kitchen and our front person should have know this.

On the light coming in. Yes the top valance on the window looks nice, but not great for keeping light out. We are having matching drapes made to replace the ones now and they will cover the whole window for sleeping.

Thank you and it was nice meeting you both.
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Edmonton, AB
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Reviewed 8 April 2013

Last minute booking. Polite 24/7 lobby.
Upstairs room, quiet even though they are renovating as there were new owners as of last fall.
Comfortable beds.
Note: Flat pillows and old mattress comforter pads.
Continental breakfast on main floor by lobby.
Close to town.
Right next to waterpark & go carts track (closed at this time of yr).
Nearby is the walkway they are finishing...good for walking or running by lake.
Would return if good rates again.

  • Stayed April 2013, travelled on business
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Property: Lost Harbour Inn
Address: 5312 Lakeshore Dr | Located Beside the Harbour Marina, Sylvan Lake, Alberta T4S 1E8, Canada
Region: Canada > Alberta > Sylvan Lake
Amenities:
Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #5 of 6 Hotels in Sylvan Lake
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Lost Harbour Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 28
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Welcome to the Lost Harbour Inn located in Sylvan Lake, Alberta & open year round! Opposite Sylvan Lake Golf and Country Club, this lake front hotel is just steps from Sylvan Lake Marina, Rainy Daze Spa and Lakeside Go-Carts & Mini Golf. This boutique hotel features a Victorian style exterior featuring Sylvan’s only Loft Suites and Tower King Spa Bath Suites with two flat-screen TV’s. A continental breakfast is served daily. Guestrooms include Flat-Screen TV, Free Wi-Fi, Cable TV, Microwave, Fridge and Coffee Makers. For our guests conveniences we offer a 24-hour front desk, lobby & seating area, outdoor gazebo area with BBQ facilities and a picnic area to enjoy the outdoors. Lost Harbour Inn has shopping, dining and entertainment within walking distance and the Wild Rapids Waterslide one block away. ... more   less 
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